disclaimer

[ dis-kley-mer ]
/ dɪsˈkleɪ mər /

noun

the act of disclaiming; the renouncing, repudiating, or denying of a claim; disavowal.
a person who disclaims.
a statement, document, or assertion that disclaims responsibility, affiliation, etc.; disavowal; denial.

Nearby words

  1. discipline,
  2. disciplined,
  3. discission,
  4. discitis,
  5. disclaim,
  6. disclamation,
  7. disclamatory,
  8. disclimax,
  9. disclination,
  10. disclose

Origin of disclaimer

1400–50; late Middle English < Anglo-French: to disclaim

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British Dictionary definitions for disclaimer

disclaimer

/ (dɪsˈkleɪmə) /

noun

a repudiation or denial
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Word Origin and History for disclaimer

disclaimer

n.

"denial of a claim," mid-15c., from Anglo-French disclaimer "disavowal, denial;" see disclaim. Infinitive used as a noun in Old French. Cf. waiver, etc.

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